Taylor Swift took home a record nine awards at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday night, including video of the year for her hit song “Anti-Hero”.
The 33-year-old singer also won Aritst of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, Show of the Summer, and Album of the Year. Swift’s win for video of the year was her third, tying her with Beyoncé for the most wins in that category. She previously won for “Bad Blood” in 2015 and “You Need to Calm Down” in 2019.
In her acceptance speech for video of the year, Swift thanked her fans and the people who worked on the “Anti-Hero” music video. “This is unbelievable,” she said. “The fact that this is a fan-voted award means so much to me.”
Swift’s domination at the VMAs is a result of her continued popularity and success. She is one of the most popular and successful artists in the world, and her music videos are always visually stunning and creative.
The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards were hosted by Nicki Minaj. Other notable winners included Ice Spice who won Best New Artist, Nicki Minaj who won a fifth award for Best Hip-Hop for “Super Freaky Girl” and Shakira who won two notable awards, the Video Vanguard Award and best collaboration for “TQG,” on which she featured Karol G.